Charlie Johnson, a recovering heroin addict who has been living with HIV for fourteen years, describes his personal experience, including: what it was like to learn he was HIV positive; how this led to a long, deep depression; how this led to more drug use; how meeting the right doctor helped him to face his drug addiction, go through drug detox, and comply with his antiretroviral drug medications; how he is now working to help others who are HIV positive, and set up a program in South Africa... Topics: HIV, AIDS, prevention, Christian, HIV Positive, PLWHA, South Africa
Cory Norlund, a person living with HIV, and his mother Diana Norlund discuss how their family dealt with the news that Cory was HIV positive. He and his mother now make individual or joint presentations about HIV/AIDS under the auspices of the not-for-profit organization He Intends Victory. See http://www.HeIntendsVictory.com/ for more information about Cory and Diana's educational outreach efforts. Topics: HIV, AIDS, PLWHA, Person Living With HIV, HIV Positive, Family
Charlie Johnson, who has been living with HIV for fourteen years, talks about he found a new life and married a woman named Deborah, who is also HIV positive. Charlie and Deborah have are now working to adopt an HIV positive AIDS orphan from South Africa. Charlie is a co-founder of Global Lifeworks. Visit http://www.AIDSvideos.org/ and http://www.GlobalLifeworks.org/ for more information about Charlie Johnson's educational and outreach work. Topics: HIV, AIDS, PLWHA, South Africa, HIV Positive, AIDS orphan, adoption
Becky Kuhn, M.D., co-founder of Global Lifeworks, discusses how people who are HIV positive (HIV+) can reduce or eliminate their risk of transmitting HIV to others. If HIV positive people choose to be sexually active, it is important that they practice safer sex techniques, such as using condoms and dental dams, both to avoid infecting others and to avoid re-infecting themselves with other strains of HIV that may become resistant to medications they are on or cause their T cell (CD4) count to... Topics: HIV, AIDS, HIV positive, prevention, education, condom, safer sex, sex
This is the Afrikaans version of Brief Introduction to HIV/AIDS. HIV and AIDS can make you very sick and even kill you. If you follow the instructions in this video, you can reduce your risk of being infected with HIV, the cause of AIDS. This may save your life, the lives of any current or future sexual partners, and the lives of any future children you may have. AIDS is the final stage of infection by a virus called HIV. When a person becomes infected with HIV, HIV weakens the body's ability... Topics: hiv, hiv prevention education, aids, mtct, mother-to-child transmission of hiv, arvs,...